DescriptionDebruin House, Knockwilliam, Ballyhale is a substantial family home enjoying a peaceful and secluded setting on circa 1 Acre of mature landscaped gardens. There is an option to purchase a further circa 2.82 Acres of land adjoining the house. The property is a five minute walk to Scoil Phádraig Primary School in Ballyhale village and a five minute drive to Scoil Aireagail Secondary School.
The property is located in a lovely countryside setting in the townland of Knockwilliam which is in the parish of Ballyhale. This is a superb opportunity to acquire a wonderful home in a convenient location and just a 25 minute drive from Kilkenny City and Waterford City.
Debruin House was built by the owners in 1985 and has been extended and upgraded over the years to a high standard of finish. The internal layout extends to 245 Sq. M. / 2,637 Sq. Ft. approx. (including the garage and boiler house). The ground floor living accommodation comprises: porch, entrance hall, living room, formal dining room, kitchen/dining/family room, utility room and a guest WC, two double bedrooms, a shower room and a family bathroom. The layout at first floor level is equally as impressive and comprise: two landing area and four generous sized bedrooms (all with en-suite).
GARDENS AND GROUNDS:
The mature and private landscaped gardens are a particular feature of Debruin House and extend to circa 1 Acre / 0.4 Hectares. The property is well set back from the road and is fully walled to the front with a cattle grid and aluminium vehicular entrance gates. A gravel driveway leads up to the front and both sides of the property. The manicured front lawns are sheltered with beach and conifer hedging and planted with a good selection of herbaceous planting. There is secure parking to the front side and rear for several cars. The sunny west facing rear garden is laid in lawn and also planted with mature trees, hedging, shrubs and flowering plants. A second detached block built garage (measuring 6.54m L x 4.46m W approx.) has power and plug sockets. There are a number of other outbuildings to the rear which are practical for further storage needs and can also be converted into stables if required.
Debruin House is located in the townland of Knockwilliam which is only a 10 minute drive from the M9 motorway (junction 10 Knocktopher exit and also junction 11 Mullinavat exit) allowing easy access to Kilkenny and Waterford. The property is a 2 minute drive to the village of Ballyhale and a 5 minute drive to the village of Knocktopher. Mountain View Golf Club and Wedding Resort is only 5 minute walk from the property. There are many amenities close-by including Billy's Tearooms and Shop in Ballyhale village and Carroll's Centra supermarket and service station, Carroll's Hotel and public house and Irish's bar in Knocktopher village. Scoil Aireagail Secondary School and Scoil Phádraig Primary School located in the village of Ballyhale are in close proximity. A daily Bus Eireann bus route from Waterford to Dublin picks up in Ballyhale village. A 15 minute drive will take you into the bustling town of Thomastown which has its own Train Station on the Dublin to Waterford Intercity route. Mount Juliet Estate Hotel and Golf Club and the charming villages of Kells, Bennettsbridge and Inistioge are all in close proximity.
Viewing of this wonderful property is highly recommended
Porch 1.46m x 1.38m. A PVC glass panel door with opening side panel gives access into an enclosed porch. Tiled floor and Aluclad cladding on the walls and ceiling. Full length side window.
Entrance Hall (including stairs) 2.57m x 3.26m + 9.43m x 1.12m. A striking red coloured Composite front door with stained glass inset and side panel opens into a spacious and welcoming L shaped entrance hall. Tiled floor and fitted carpet on the stairs and also the area leading down to the bedrooms. A door at the end of the hallway gives access to the garage. Alarm panel.
Living Room 3.88m x 3.42m + 4.78m x 1.43m. A spacious and bright room with a large picture window overlooking the front garden. It features an elegant white marble open fireplace with a black cast-iron inset, fitted with a Waterford Stanley multi-fuel stove sitting on a black marble hearth. Wooden floor.
Formal Dining Room 3.73m x 3.73m. A spacious room located to the right of the entrance hall with views of the front garden. Wooden floor.
Kitchen / Breakfast / Family Room 4.97m x 5.37m. A very spacious and sun drenched open plan room with dual south and west facing aspect. The kitchen area is fitted with solid Teak wood wall and floor units with a tiled backsplash. Electrolux freestanding electric cooker. Stainless steel cooker hood and a Siemens dishwasher. There is plenty of space for a large dining table and chairs for family dining. The family area is fitted with a large cast-iron multi fuel stove (connected to the downstairs radiators) sitting on a raised tiled hearth. The stove is flanked on both sides by solid Teak floor to ceiling cabinets which also house the hot press. Tiled floor and painted wood panel ceiling.
Hot Press One 1.35m x 0.60m. The hot press is located in the cupboards to the right hand side of the stove in the kitchen/breakfast/room.
Utility Room 2.47m x 2.37m. Fitted with wall and floor units with tiled backsplash and a single drainer sink. Siemens washing machine and a Normende tumble dryer. A PVC glass panel door gives access to the rear of the property. Tiled floor.
Guest W.C. 1.48m x 1.66m. Comprising a WC and a wash hand basin. Tiled floor and part tiled walls.
Bedroom One 3.98m x 3.76m. A fine sized double room positioned to the front of the property. Bespoke built-in wardrobes with storage drawers and wash hand basin with a vanity unit. Fitted carpet.
Bedroom Two 2.95m x 3.36m. A double room located to the rear of the property. Built-in wardrobes with storage drawers and a wash hand basin. Wooden floor.
Bathroom 2.12m x 3.36m. Comprising a bath with mixer taps, wash hand basin and a W.C. Tilled floor and part tiled walls. Window to the rear of the property.
Shower Room 1.45m x 1.55m. Comprising a leak free shower enclosure with a thermostatic shower. Envioclad panels on the walls and ceiling. Window and extractor fan.
Garage 3.27m x 5.49m. The garage is suitable for conversion subject to the required planning permission. A door at the end of the hall allows direct access into the garage. Gable end window and a door gives access into the boiler house/store.
Boiler House / Store 3.27m x 2.88m. Located to the rear with a door leading into the garage. Sime oil burner. A PVC door gives access to the back garden. Window to the rear of the property.
Landing One (including stairs) 1.22m x 2.76m + 2.34m x 1.72m. The stairs and landing are fitted with carpet. Dado rail and hatch to attic space. A glass panel door leads though to the inner landing.
Bedroom Three 3.87m x 0.98m + 3.34m x 1.83m. A spacious double room with a sunny west facing gable end window. Built-in wardrobes and dressing table. Fitted carpet.
En-Suite 1.65m x 1.55m. Comprising an enclosed shower cubicle with a Triton T90 electric shower, wash hand basin and WC. Vinyl floor and part tiled walls. Extractor fan.
Landing Two 8.77m x 1.47m + 1.47m x 0.50m. A bright and long landing area giving access to bedrooms four, five and six. Window to the rear with a seating area and access to eaves storage. Fitted carpet.
Bedroom Four 3.40m x 2.64m + 2.78m x 0.74m. A large double room located to the front of the property. Built-in wardrobes and fitted carpet. Access to eaves storage.
En-Suite 1.44m x 0.50m + 1.86m x 1.63m. Comprising an enclosed shower cubicle with a Triton Novel SR power shower, wash hand basin and a WC. Part tiled walls and vinyl floor. Window to the front of the property.
Bedroom Five 3.75m x 1.62m + 3.33m x 1.76m. A large double room positioned to the front of the property. Built-in wardrobes with a dressing table and fitted carpet. Access to eaves storage.
En-Suite 2.34m x 0.74m + 1.56m x 0.91m. Comprising an enclosed shower cubicle with a Supajet 200 power shower, wash hand basin and a WC. Vinyl floor and part tiled walls. Extractor fan.
Bedroom Six 3.26m x 2.55m + 1.49m x 1.90m. A large single room with a gable end window. Built-in wardrobes and fitted carpet. Access to eaves storage.
En-Suite 1.66m x 1.80m. Comprising and enclosed shower cubicle with a Gainsborough shower, wash hand basin and a WC. Part tiled walls and vinyl floor. Gable end window.
Hot Press Two 0.67m x 0.90m. Located off the second landing area.
FeaturesPremium detached family home on circa 1 Acre of gardens
Option to purchase a further 2.82 Acres of land adjoining the property
The property was built by the owners in 1985
Presented in walk-in condition throughout
Six generous sized bedrooms (4 with en-suites)
Garage suitable for conversion (subject to FPP)
The rear garden has a sunny west facing aspect
Dual central heating system (oil and the radiators downstairs are connected to the stove in the kitchen)
Phone and Broadband with eir
Connected to the local water mains
Own private septic tank
BER DetailsBER: D1
BER No: 114423387
Performance Indicator: 249.12 kWh/m²/yr
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Kilkenny on 056 77 21904